They say sticks and stones will break our bones but words will never hurt us, but that isn’t true. It’s a fact that words have power. In customer service, the types of words and phrases that we use can either make or break
BUILDING RAPPORT TIP 4 – Use Supportive/Positive Statements
BUILDING RAPPORT TIP 3 – Match Speech Patterns
Human beings have a tendency to imitate others’ speech patterns, including inflections, talking speed and speaking time. If someone is talking quickly, we’ll speed up our pace. If they’re slowing down and seem to be casual in their speech, we’ll tend to be the sameRead More
BUILDING RAPPORT TIP 2 – Call the Customer By Name
Shakespeare asked “What’s in a name?” A lot, according to a study on the effects hearing your name has on your brain. What were their results?
People LOVE hearing their names!
The following is true when handling customers:
Customers view you in a betterRead More
BUILDING RAPPORT TIP 1 – Inject Energy & Enthusiam
So in my last post, rapport was one of the skills that I mentioned was necessary for a Customer Service Representative (CSR) to possess. The next posts that I’ll be sharing with you will discuss tips in how to build rapport with customers. There willRead More
Five Important Skills a Customer Service Rep Should Possess
The definition of empathy is uncomplicated. It is the ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes. That’s it. If more people could do that, the world would definitely be a better place. In my opinion, this is probably one of the most important
So these days, if you blink, you’ll miss the world changing all around you. Take a look at some of these interesting facts:
Did you know that according to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2014 there were more than 20 million children under 5Read More
Hello and welcome to my little piece of CSR heaven on the net! This is a blog that will provide useful information to Customer Service Reps, as well as become a community online where we can all meet up and give our two cents’Read More